Benjamin Franklin Papers

The American Commissioners to Schweighauser, 19 August 1778

The American Commissioners to Schweighauser

Draft: Massachusetts Historical Society; copies (two): National Archives

Passi August 19 1778


We desire you will furnish Lieut. David Walsh with twelve Guineas taking triplicate Receipts from him payable to the president of Congress or his order.3 We are Sir Your most Obedient


Mr Schweighauser

[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]

3On Oct. 8 Franklin accepted a draft of Welsh’s for 176 l.t., dated July 22: Taylor, Adams Papers, VI, 361.

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